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Arts and Culture

Christina Lake has a rich history in the Arts and Culture, beginning with our original inhabitants the Sinixt, Sanpoil, Okanagan and other first nation indigenous peoples who left their pictographs along the lakeshore many years ago for those in modern day to view and enjoy.

In the summer of 2006, local Boundary artists and Artisans from Christina Lake and Kettle River area formed a society to represent and facilitate the growth and development of the region’s artistic community. The not for profit organization became the Christina Lake Arts and Artisans Society (CLAAS) and enjoys great support from the Regional District. The Welcome Centre opened as the culmination of a long-standing dream of residents, along with the local Chamber of Commerce, built as the area’s first ‘Green’ high performance building, it has become the artistic and educational heart of an entire community.

It is a gathering place, where people can celebrate creativity through personal and shared experiences of the arts such as the Christina Lake Story Pole and the amazing 3-D floor mural. Inside the Welcome Centre, the Arts on 3 Gallery shows exhibits presenting a broad view of cultures, places, and people. Here you will find a diverse collection of talented artists, bronze casting sculptures, stained glass artisans, painters, bead makers, jewelers, fiber artists and potters, as well as photographers and carvers of wood and stone, many drawing their inspiration from the Lake and surrounding mountains. Besides CLAAS, the Welcome Centre houses the Christina Lake Stewardship Society with it’s own nature gallery and information material, BC Tourism, Gateway and a quaint coffee shop. Once a week the Grand Forks public library is represented here and offers a broad spectrum of book titles as well as access to events and the virtual book club.

The Welcome Centre is the home to many live performances and events with a diverse mix of local, Canadian and international artists and genres – dance, folk, rock, jazz, classical and works that blur the Boundary Country. The Christina Lake Arts and Artisans Society also offers educational classes to the community and visitors alike.

Local markets in Christina Lake happen throughout the summer, offering a glimpse into the Boundary’s handmade and homegrown offerings.

At Christina Lake Arts and Artisans Society, we exist to celebrate and energize our community through the arts. Come and see what we are all about, your inner artist will be smiling.

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CHRISTINA LAKE HOMECOMING SUMMERFEST 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!!

Join us for the 10th Annual Christina Lake Homecoming Summerfest July 12-13, 2019 Everyone is always invited to The Christina Lake Homecoming Summerfest in Celebration of our beautiful community of Christina Lake. The Homecoming Summerfest has become a tradition here in Christina Lake, a place where memories are shared and new ones are made. It's a time...

Join us for the 10th Annual Christina Lake Homecoming Summerfest July 12-13, 2019...

MOODY QUILTERS

Weekly meetings every Tuesday at 9am starting Sept-June at Moody Creek Estates Club House Click here for more information on the Moody Quilters.

Weekly meetings every Tuesday at 9am starting Sept-June at Moody Creek Estates Club...

GRAND FORKS & DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY

GRAND FORKS & DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY The Mission of the Grand Forks & District Public Library is to open doors to a world of information, education and recreation, thereby enhancing the economic, social and cultural vitality of our community. Grand Forks Library is at the Christina Lake Welcome Centre Wednesday afternoons from 1:00-4:00. Book Club, last Wednesday...

GRAND FORKS & DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY The Mission of the Grand Forks &...

CHRISTINA LAKE ARTS AND ARTISANS SOCIETY (CLAAS)

Christina Lake Arts & Artisans Society (aka CLAAS) is a charitable organization whose mandate is to Celebrate and Energize our community through the Arts. We do this in a number of ways; first, we spearheaded the design, construction, and fundraising for the new Welcome Centre (formerly known as the Christina Living Arts Centre) here at Christina Lake....

Christina Lake Arts & Artisans Society (aka CLAAS) is a charitable organization whose...

BOUNDARY MUSEUM
CHRISTINA LAKE WELCOME CENTRE

Located in the heart of Christina Lake in the community park, the Christina Lake Welcome Centre celebrated its official Grand Opening on August 6, 2010. The focus of ten years work to create a Welcome Centre for the region, it serves as an interpretive centre and as a tourist attraction that showcases the region's vibrant arts and...

Located in the heart of Christina Lake in the community park, the Christina...

ARTS ON 3 GALLERY

Email: admin@christinalakearts.com

Email: admin@christinalakearts.com